Policy Committee

The KATS Policy Committee includes the elected officials from the local cities, villages, and townships within the Metropolitan Planning Area, along with appointees from the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County, the Central County Transit Authority, Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority,  Van Buren County Board of Commissioners, and Western Michigan University.

Policy Committee Bylaws

Policy Committee meetings are typically held at the City of Kalamazoo’s Metro Transit office, located at 530 N. Rose Street Kalamazoo, Michigan, starting at 9:00 a.m.  Please contact KATS at (269) 343-0766 or by e-mail at info@katsmpo.org to confirm meeting date and time prior to attending.

Agendas are available one week prior to a meeting.

2019 Policy Committee Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
Rescheduled for Wednesday, February 6, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
January Meeting Materials

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
February Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
March Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
April Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
May Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
June Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
MEETING CANCELLED

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
August Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
September Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
October Meeting Materials
Approved Minutes

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.
November Meeting Materials

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.

2018 Policy Committee Officers

Randy Thompson, Supervisor
Comstock Township
Policy Committee Chairperson

Libby Heiney-Cogswell, Supervisor
Oshtemo Township
Policy Committee Vice-Chairperson

Marsha Drouin, Treasurer
Richland Township
Policy Committee Treasurer

Participating Agencies

Michigan Department of Transportation
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners
Van Buren County Board of Commissioners
Road Commission of Kalamazoo County
Van Buren County Road Commission
KATS Citizens Advisory Committee
Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority
Central County Transportation Authority
Van Buren Public Transit

City of Galesburg
City of Kalamazoo
City of Parchment
City of Portage
Village of Augusta
Village of Lawton
Village of Mattawan
Village of Paw Paw
Village of Richland
Village of Schoolcraft
Village of Vicksburg
Almena Township
Brady Township
Comstock Township
Cooper Township
Kalamazoo Township
Oshtemo Township
Pavilion Township
Prairie Ronde Township
Richland Township
Ross Township
Schoolcraft Township
Texas Township

Prior Policy Committee Meeting minutes, agendas, and materials are available on the archives page.

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